Applications for the Montville Township Public Schools’ Integrated Pre-school program will be accepted through February 27, 2024. Space is limited in the popular program. Parents and guardians are encouraged to apply before the deadline. www.montville.net/preschool.
Fifth grade students from Woodmont Elementary react to the premiere of their Valentine's Production “Woodmont Willie and the Idol of Amor.” Students used state-of-the-art technology that was provided to the Montville Township Public Schools district through a $60K that was awarded by the Montville Educational Foundation.
The Chinese Honor Society of Montville Township High School invites the community to celebrate the Lunar New Year at their “Chinese New Year Festival” on Thursday, February 15, 2024. The MTHS Chinese Honor Society will celebrate the Year of the Dragon at the “Chinese New Year Festival” from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2024, in the Montville Township High School cafeteria. Admission is $5.00. The evening includes performances, snacks and activities. MTHS is located at 100 Horseneck Road in Montville Township, New Jersey.
Montville Township High School junior Julia Grzebielucha’s “Self Portrait in Sunlight” done in acrylic paint on canvas, will be exhibited at the prestigious “Fresh Perspectives” installation at the Morris Museum in Morristown. Judges selected only 50 pieces of art from the more than 250 submitted. Grzebielucha’s work is 1 of 3 from the MTHS Fine Arts Department. The exhibit runs March 15 through May 26, 2024.
The Montville Township Public Schools Counseling Department is making available an important mental health training program. “VIRTUAL Youth Mental Health First Aid” is an instructor-led online course designed for adults who are parents, guardians, teachers, coaches, camp counselors, etc. This course is being provided free of charge to parents or guardians of students in grades 6-12. Registration is required and seats are limited. The registration deadline is February 9, 2024.  “VIRTUAL Youth Mental Health First Aid” is presented by the National Council for Mental Health and New Bridge Mental Health Services. Those who participate in “VIRTUAL Youth Mental Health First Aid” will learn how to identify, understand, and respond to, signs of mental health and substance-use challenges among adolescents. Participants will build the skills and confidence needed to reach out and provide initial support to young people who are struggling. This course will also help adults learn how to connect young people with help.  The Counseling Department of MTPS has scheduled this VIRTUAL event for February 21 and 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.   “VIRTUAL Youth Mental Health First Aid” will cover:  Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in this age group, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges. How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis. How to connect youth with help. Expanded content on trauma, substance use, self-care, and the impact of social media and bullying. Complete a 2-hour, self-paced online class prior to February 21. On both February 21 and February 28, those who are registered will participate in a 2-hour Instructor-led video conference via Zoom from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants must attend both virtual evenings. Due to space limitations, please register only one parent or guardian per family, in order to allow additional families an opportunity to also register. Those who register will receive a link to the virtual course. The “VIRTUAL Youth Mental Health First Aid” course includes the following dates and activities:  “VIRTUAL Youth Mental Health First Aid” is an instructor-led online course designed for adults. This course is being provided free of charge to parents or guardians of students in grades 6 to 12. Registration is required and seats are limited. The registration deadline is February 9, 2024. Virtual classes will be held on both February 21 and February 28, 2024, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  To register go to: www.montville.net/mentalhealthfirstaid.
Montville Township High School Invites Incoming Students and Parents to Orientation on Wed., Feb. 7 at 7:00 PM  New Students Will Have Opportunity to Learn About Innovative and Varied Programs and Activities  Montville Township, New Jersey – Incoming freshmen, and other students who will be new to Montville Township High School in fall 2024, are encouraged to accompany their parents or guardians to the “Incoming Student Orientation.” The orientation will begin in the MTHS auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7 (snow date February 8).  Students and parents will have an opportunity learn more about the school’s innovative curriculum and programs.  Current MTHS students, will join faculty, administrators, and staff to answer questions and to introduce incoming students to classes, clubs, activities, and teams.  “This is a wonderful opportunity for students and their parents and guardians,” said Superintendent Dr. Thomas A. Gorman. “I encourage all students who will be attending MTHS in the fall to come out to MTHS for the ‘Incoming Student Orientation.’”  Montville Township High School is located at 100 Horseneck Road, Montville Township, New Jersey. MTHS is the home to the MTHS Mustangs. Nearly 1,100 students attend MTHS. MTHS is part of the Montville Township Public Schools district.  For more information please contact the MTHS Counseling Office at 973-331-7100, ext. 2645. Or visit www.montville.net/mths.
Superintendent Dr. Thomas A. Gorman
Congratulations to Montville Township Public Schools Teachers of the Year, Educational Services Professionals of the Year, and the Princeton University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher of the year. The 15 outstanding educators were honored by the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education at a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. The outstanding educators who were honored for 2023-2024 academic year are (Front Row, from l to r) – Cedar Hill: Teacher Victoria Marchetta and ESP Tiffany Salvato; Lazar: Teacher Karin Wardell and ESP Cathryn Alecci; and MTHS: Teacher Jaclynn Hinz, ESP Kathleen Sansone, and Princeton University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher, Christy Choi. (Back Row, from l to r) - William Mason: ESP Olivia Maggiore and Teacher Donald Wheeler; Woodmont: Teacher Lindsay DeGruttalo and ESP Rose Issa; Valley View: ESP Tammy McMahon and Teacher Erin Sullivan; and Hilldale: Teacher Stacey Hogan and ESP Susan Bio.
Kindergarten Registration for Montville Township Public Schools’ 2024-2025 academic year opens Tuesday, January 9, 2024. All children of residents of Montville, Pine Brook, or Towaco, New Jersey, who have reached the age of five on or before October 1, 2024, are eligible for Kindergarten. Parents/Guardians must complete On-Line Registration for each child attending Kindergarten.  The 2024-2025 Kindergarten Registration deadline is Monday, February 12, 2024.
Superintendent Dr. Thomas A. Gorman
In the spring of 2023, Lazar 8th Grade student Audriana Giudice submitted her poem, about the power of words, to the John Estey Student Writing Competition sponsored by the American Writers Museum [AWM]. Giudice was encouraged by Lazar English teacher, Suezette Given, to submit the poem.
Introducing "Mpulse"! The new MTHS competative a cappella group. Montville Twp BOE Meeting 12/5/23
Superintendent Dr. Thomas A. Gorman, Montville Township Public Schools
The Montville Township Board of Education honored the five first quarter ShopRite STARS on November 14, 2023. Pictured are: Superintendent Dr. Thomas Gorman, Sophia Kalliaras (Community Service), Mythri Iyer (Academics), Zachary Siegel (Arts), Armaan Agarwal (Leadership), Michael McGrath (Athletics), and Montville Township Board of Education President Dr. David Modrak.
Virtual Financial Aid NIght for Parents, Guardians & Students
The Montville Township Public Schools Department of School Counseling Presents  Social Emotional Parenting Presented by: Kelly Canzone, LCSW  Monday, December 4, 2023  7:00pm  MTHS Auditorium  100 Horseneck Road, Montville NJ 07045   This event is FREE  The Social Emotional Parenting event is for ALL district parents/guardians. Grandparents, caregivers and faculty may also wish to attend. Whether a child is enrolled in elementary, middle, or high school, Social Emotional Parenting, presented by Kelly Canzone, is an important evening of information for the trusted adults in every child's life.  Kelly Canzone, LCSW, ACS and CEO of Tri-County Behavioral Care, LLC has 25+ years of experience practicing family therapy, and is a parent herself. She will share a lighthearted discussion about the struggles of being a parent and provide tips to survive, so that, as adults, your children will want to return home to visit.  Please contact the Department of School Counseling with any questions: 973-331-7100 ext. 2646.
Save the date! MTPS will host a webinar-styled forum about the bond referendum w/public Q&A. 7 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 29. More info, including a webinar link, will be posted on montville.net/referendum closer to the forum date. A recording will be available afterward.
MTHS Theatre Company presents PUFFS. Nov 16, 17 & 18 at 7:30PM. Tickets $12 adults, $10 Students & Senior Citizens. At MTHS auditorium
Superintendent Dr. Thomas A. Gorman
The cast of the Robert R. Lazar Theatre Company's  production of "Hard 2 Spel'. Performances   Thursday and Friday, November 2 and 3, 2023, at 7:00 p.m.